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Pea vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pea and Bell pepper?

  • Pea is higher in Vitamin B1, Fiber, Vitamin K, Iron, Folate, Phosphorus, Manganese, Copper, and Zinc, yet Bell pepper is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Bell pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 45% more.
  • Pea has 10 times more Zinc than Bell pepper. While Pea has 1.24mg of Zinc, Bell pepper has only 0.13mg.

We used Peas, green, raw and Peppers, sweet, green, raw types in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +332.4%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Potassium +39.4%
Contains more Magnesium +230%
Contains more Copper +166.7%
Contains more Zinc +853.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +440%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 8% 22% 24% 59% 34% 47% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 3% 16% 8% 22% 4% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +332.4%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Potassium +39.4%
Contains more Magnesium +230%
Contains more Copper +166.7%
Contains more Zinc +853.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +440%
Contains less Sodium -40%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Pea
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Contains more Vitamin A +106.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +371.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +335.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +235.1%
Contains more Folate +550%
Contains more Vitamin C +101%
Contains more Vitamin E +184.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.099
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 134% 46% 3% 0% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 0% 62% 49%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 268% 23% 8% 0% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 0% 19% 8%
Contains more Vitamin A +106.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +371.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +335.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +235.1%
Contains more Folate +550%
Contains more Vitamin C +101%
Contains more Vitamin E +184.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.099

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Pea Bell pepper
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pea Bell pepper Opinion
Calories 81kcal 20kcal Pea
Protein 5.42g 0.86g Pea
Fats 0.4g 0.17g Pea
Vitamin C 40mg 80.4mg Bell pepper
Net carbs 8.75g 2.94g Pea
Carbs 14.45g 4.64g Pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.47mg 0.34mg Pea
Calcium 25mg 10mg Pea
Potassium 244mg 175mg Pea
Magnesium 33mg 10mg Pea
Sugar 5.67g 2.4g Bell pepper
Fiber 5.7g 1.7g Pea
Copper 0.176mg 0.066mg Pea
Zinc 1.24mg 0.13mg Pea
Starch g 0g Bell pepper
Phosphorus 108mg 20mg Pea
Sodium 5mg 3mg Bell pepper
Vitamin A 765IU 370IU Pea
Vitamin E 0.13mg 0.37mg Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.266mg 0.057mg Pea
Vitamin B2 0.132mg 0.028mg Pea
Vitamin B3 2.09mg 0.48mg Pea
Vitamin B5 0.104mg 0.099mg Pea
Vitamin B6 0.169mg 0.224mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 24.8µg 7.4µg Pea
Folate 65µg 10µg Pea
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.071g 0.058g Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.035g 0.008g Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.187g 0.062g Pea
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.012mg Pea
Threonine 0.203mg 0.036mg Pea
Isoleucine 0.195mg 0.024mg Pea
Leucine 0.323mg 0.036mg Pea
Lysine 0.317mg 0.039mg Pea
Methionine 0.082mg 0.007mg Pea
Phenylalanine 0.2mg 0.092mg Pea
Valine 0.235mg 0.036mg Pea
Histidine 0.107mg 0.01mg Pea
Fructose 0.39g 1.12g Bell pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pea Bell pepper
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
39
Pea
34
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
31
Pea
9
Bell pepper

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
33%
Pea
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
14%
Pea
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
2%
Pea
1%
Bell pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.27g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.3)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170419/nutrients
  2. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.